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  • Isobutyl benzene is an organic, aromatic, neutral, colourless liquid having a specific gravity of around 0.852. It is also known as 2-methyl- 1 phenylpropene.
  • Isobutyl Benzene (IBB) is manufactured out of toluene, propylene, methanol, potassium carbonate, sodium metal etc.
  • The acylation of isobutylbenzene with hydrogen fluoride is currently used in the synthesis of ibuprofen.
  • 4-Isobutylacetophenone prepared by acylation of isobutyl benzene is an intermediate for the prod uction of ibuprofen, an over the counter pain killer.

  • Isobutyl benzene is used in the manufacture of Ibuprofen- an analgesic, anti-inflammatory drug.
  • Commercial isobutyl benzene has a very broad range of impurities depending on the purity of propylene used to react with toluene to form isobutyl benzene, the starting material of ibuprofen.
  • The chennai-based shasun chemicals and drugs ltd proposes to invest about Rs 32 crore in a project in Thailand, to produce 5,000 tonnes a year of isobutyl benzene. And shasun could be importing into India isobutyl benzene of a value of about Rs 45 crore each year.
  • About isobutyl benzene

Process & Uses

  • Acylation of 2-Methoxynaphthalene and Isobutylbenzene over Zeolite Beta
  • Solid Acid Catalysts for Acylation of Aromatics
  • Side-chain alkylation of toluene with propene on caesium/nanoporous carbon catalysts
  • Reverse Genetics of Floral Scent: Application of Tobacco Rattle Virus-Based Gene Silencing in Petunia
  • Use and consumption of CTC in Ibuprofen production


  • Process for the production of isobutylbenzene from an isobutenylcyclohexene
  • Isobutylbenzene preparation

Material Safety Data Sheet & Product

  • Isobutyl benzene
  • Product of isobutyl benzene
  • Isobutylbenzene purum, ≥99.0% (GC)
  • Isobutylbenzene puriss. p.a., standard for GC, ≥99.5% (GC)
Company Profiles
  • Company from China
  • Company from India
  • Another company from India
  • Company from Jilin City


  • Consultant from California
  • Consultant from India
  • Consultant from Mumbai
  • Consultant from USA
  • Another consultant from USA


  • Initiation of review anti-dumping duty imposed on Isobutyl Benzene originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China
  • Comments on Citizen petition to amend the tentative final monograph for internal analgesic, antipyretic, and antirheumatic drug products for over the counter human use addition of ibuprofen 200mg
  • Pharmaceuticals report
  • Shasun plans isobutyl benzene plant in Thailand


  • Suppliers of isobutyl benzene
  • Isobutyl benzene supplier

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